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Baby Hoodie
Lion Brand® Superwash Merino Cashmere
Pattern Number: L0051

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:
3-6 months (12-18 months, 2 years, 4 years) Finished Chest 19 1/2 (21 1/2, 23, 25) in. (49.5 (54.5, 58.5, 63.5) cm) Finished Length 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12) in. (24 (25.5, 28, 30.5) cm) Note Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

821-172 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Green Tea

Medium yellow-green


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Additional Materials
2 buttons, 1/2 in. (15 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
21 sts + 40 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st - 1 st increased.
yo A yarn over (yo) creates a new loop on your needle and is worked by wrapping the yarn around your right hand needle.

Do not use an existing stitch to make a yarn over.

The finished yarn over will leave an open space in your knitting to create a buttonhole.

NOTES:
1.

Body is worked in one piece then divided at armholes for Fronts and Back.
2.

Sleeves are worked separately.


INSTRUCTIONS
BODY
Cast on 104 (112, 120, 130) sts.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in.

(11.5 (12.
5, 14, 15) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.

Note: End with a RS row means that the last row you work should be a RS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a WS row.
Divide for Fronts and Back
Next Row (WS): K27 (29, 31, 33) sts and sl these sts to a holder for Left Front, k50 (54, 58, 64) sts and sl these sts to a holder for Back, k remaining 27 (29, 31, 33) sts for Right Front.
Right Front
Continue in Garter st on Right Front sts only for 3 (3, 3 1/2, 4) in.

(7.5 (7.5, 9, 10) cm) more, end with a WS row.
Next (Buttonhole) Row (RS): Sl 1, k2, yarn over, k 2 sts together (buttonhole), k to end of row.
Continue in Garter st for 11 rows.
Next Row (RS): Rep Buttonhole Row.
Next Row: Knit.
Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): Bind off 14 (15, 17, 19) sts, k to end of row - 13 (14, 14, 14) sts at the end of this row.
Knit 4 rows.
Bind off all 13 (14, 14, 14) sts.
Back
Transfer sts for Back from holder back to needle.

Join yarn and work even in Garter st until Back measures 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12) in.

(24 (25.5, 28, 30.5) cm) from beg.

Bind off all sts.
Left Front
Transfer sts for Left Front from holder back to needle.
Join yarn and work even in Garter st until same length as Right Front to neck, end with a RS row.
Shape Neck
Next Row (WS): Bind off 14 (15, 17, 19) sts, k to end of row - 13 (14, 14, 14) sts at the end of this row.
Knit 4 rows.

Bind off all Left Front sts.
SLEEVE (make 2)
Cast on 27 (27, 29, 31) sts.
Next 3 (3, 4, 5) Rows: Knit.
Next (Inc) Row: K1, kfb, knit to last 2 sts, kfb, k1-29 (29, 31, 33) sts at the end of this row.
Rep last 4 (4, 5, 6) rows until there are 51 (51, 57, 63) sts.
Work even in Garter st until Sleeve measures 6 (7, 8, 10) in.

(15 (18, 20.5, 25.5) cm) from beg.

Bind off all sts.
HOOD
Cast on 79 (84, 89, 94) sts.

Work in Garter st until piece measures 6 (6 1/2, 7, 8) in.

(15 (16.5, 18, 20.5) cm) from beg.

Bind off all sts.
FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.

Sew Sleeve seams.

Sew in Sleeves.
Fold Hood in half and seam along bound-off edge for back of Hood.

Sew Hood to neck edge.

Sew on buttons.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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